Merk Funds' Axel Merk says the European Central Bank will spend and print less money than the Fed in the face of economic problems.
The European Central Bank has helped soothe short-term sovereign debt worries in Europe, but long-term competiveness must be improved for the crisis to fully fade away, says Morningstar's Dave Sekera.
Morningstar's Matt Warren thinks the European Central Bank must build a firewall around failing European nations and banks or the crisis could spread across the globe.
After a period of relative calm, the Italian elections and fight over the sequester underscore some of the structural problems facing the global economy; investors should be prepared for volatility, says Morningstar's Jeremy Glaser.
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